BPCRN kick-off meeting

Broadening Horizons of BPCRN

BPCRN kick-off meeting - September 6th, 2024 @ UZ Gent

11/04/2024 - 14:53

Mark your calendars for September 6th, as we will kick off the exciting journey of the BPCRN together with you.

This face-2-face meeting will serve as a keymoment in shaping the future of pediatric clinical research in Belgium. It's an opportunity for us to come together, share our expertise, and work further on the foundation for collaborative efforts that will drive impactful advancements in pediatric healthcare.

You can register for this event via this Registration link

Program - Broadening Horizons of BPCRN (location: Conferentiezaal, Entrance 40, Route 402, UZ Gent)

  • 09:30 - 10:30: CRC-meeting - open to pediatric studycoordinators and study nurses of BPCRN-sites or upon invitation
  • 10:30 - 11:00: break
  • 11:00 - 12:30: BPCRN Advisory Board meeting - open all pediatric personnel of BPCRN-sites or upon invitation
  • 12:30 - 13:30: lunch
  • 13:30 - 16:30: Lectures - Joining forces for research networks in Europe ​- open to all (accreditation has been requested)
    • The Development of BPCRN - Dr. Levi Hoste (BPCRN, BE)
    • Advancing Pediatric Research in Belgium: Perspectives from the BAoP - Prof. Dr. Ann De Guchtenaere (BAoP, BE)
    • The Development of Pedstart and next steps - Prof. Dr. Régis Hankard (Pedstart, FR)
    • Conect4children-stichting: current and future perspectives - Prof. Dr. Mark Turner (CEO c4c Stichting, EU)
    • Medical Devices in children and their upcoming trials - Prof. Dr. Karel Allegaert (KU Leuven, BE)
    • Pediatric Clinical Trials: Industry perspective on history and future developments - Dr. Frank Tennigkeit (UCB Biosciences, senior clinical program director, Global)

In the evening, BPCRN core member Dr. Eva Degraeuwe will present her research performed on trial facilitation, patient engagement and case-study of lisinopril: 'Pathways to Optimize Clinical Trials in Pediatric Setting' (location: Auditorium E, Entrance 32, UZ Gent).

We look forward to seeing you!